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Public Policy & Commodity Division Intern


To assist with programs and activities of the Public Policy & Commodity Division (PPCD).
Disclaimer: Due to the COVID-19 and ongoing building renovations, this internship will be conducted consistent with company policy and may be conducted virtually or in a hybrid format.
Note: This position will be 20 hours per week.


Assist PPCD staff and Regional Managers as needed with planning local District Policy Development meetings and provide on-site assistance. Explore and develop recommendations for utilizing online and other communication tools for engaging members in policy discussion. Assist staff in entering participant data into the organization’s database.
Assist PPCD departments with planning Advisory Committee meetings and provide on-site assistance. Assist staff in entering participant data into the organization’s database.
Assist PPCD staff with efforts for ongoing or new programs/issues across the Division such as, but not limited to: the value of membership based on legislative/regulatory success, Michigan Manure Hauler Certification Program promotion, Political Action Program Support, environmental permitting program impacts, and more. This may include specific project(s) for the intern to complete.
Assist with reviewing material related to policy, legislation, and politics on Michigan Farm Bureau’s Website and offer recommendations for improvements.


Education: Must be currently enrolled at a college or university and have declared a major course of study moving closer to (or working toward) graduation.
Experience: Office experience preferred. Interest and experience with policy, politics and legislative process, legislative/historical research, and agriculture.
Please submit a short cover letter with your application that includes why you are interested in the position and how any previous experience would be relevant to this position.